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Ballaghmore Castle
Borris In Ossory, Co. Laois
Family friendly
Free car parking
Rainy days
Ballaghmore Castle is a unique place. Set in the Irish midlands in County Laois, it is the perfect setting for a relaxing rural break.

Ballaghmore Castle set in a beautiful area located between Roscrea and Borris-in-Ossory in County Laois. Ballaghmore Castle was built in 1480 by the Gaelic chieftain Mac Giollaphadraig (now called Fitzpatrick), meaning son of the servant of Patrick. A sheela-na-gig carved in stone is on the front facing wall, a pagan fertility symbol to ward off evil.

Tips from locals

Do visit Roscrea Castle & Monaincha Abbey which are nearby.

Contact details
Ballaghmore Castle Dublin Road,, Ballinla, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1 hour here.

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